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Reading the Old Testament in Antioch / by Robert C. Hill.

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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. A.T. > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament.
Bibel Altes Testament
Christianity > Origin.
Church history > Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Antioch (Turkey) > Church history.
Christianisme > Origines.
Église > Histoire > ca 30-600 (Église primitive)
Antioche (Turquie) > Histoire religieuse.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781429427425
  • ISBN: 1429427426
  • ISBN: 9789004145382
  • ISBN: 9004145389
  • ISBN: 9781433705946
  • ISBN: 143370594X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 220 pages) : 1 map.
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Tradition of the faith in Antioch; 2. The canon of the Old Testament in Antioch; 3. Antioch's concept of scriptural revelation; 4. The text of the Old Testament read in Antioch; 5. Exegetical skills and resources in Antioch; 6. Old Testament commentary in Antioch; 7. Antiochene approach to the task of commentary; 8. Interpreting the Old Testament in Antioch; 9. Theological accents in Old Testament commentary; 10. Pastoral and spiritual guidance; 11. Assessing Antioch's achievement; Select Bibliography; General Index; Index of biblical citations.
Index of modern authors.
Summary: The work examines the approach of the Antioch Fathers to the Old Testament. If they shared an ignorance of the original language with the Fathers generally, their form of the Greek Bible was distinctive, as was their style of commentary and in particular their accent on the factual and historical character of the authors' message.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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